EPS for BASF SE (BASFY) Expected At $0.34; Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Increased Unifirst Corp. Mass (UNF) Stake

February 13, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc increased Unifirst Corp. Mass (UNF) stake by 5.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc acquired 32,362 shares as Unifirst Corp. Mass (UNF)’s stock rose 4.85%. The Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc holds 666,105 shares with $100.92M value, up from 633,743 last quarter. Unifirst Corp. Mass now has $3.07B valuation. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $151.35. About 43,450 shares traded. UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) has risen 24.32% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.62% the S&P500.

Analysts expect BASF SE (OTCMKTS:BASFY) to report $0.34 EPS on February, 23.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 61.90% from last quarter’s $0.21 EPS. BASFY’s profit would be $1.23B giving it 19.59 P/E if the $0.34 EPS is correct. After having $0.42 EPS previously, BASF SE’s analysts see -19.05% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.71% or $0.4475 during the last trading session, reaching $26.6375. About shares traded. BASF SE (OTCMKTS:BASFY) has 0.00% since February 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company has market cap of $96.20 billion. It operates through five divisions: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil & Gas. It has a 15.3 P/E ratio. The Chemicals segment offers solvents, plasticizers, monomers, and glues, as well as raw materials for detergents, plastics, textile fibers, paints and coatings, crop protection products, and medicines.

Among 2 analysts covering BASF AG (OTCMKTS:BASFY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. BASF AG had 2 analyst reports since January 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein to “Outperform” on Thursday, January 7. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight” on Thursday, January 19.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $824,799 activity. Croatti Michael A had sold 1,202 shares worth $204,653 on Tuesday, January 16. On Monday, December 18 Katz David Martin sold $178,239 worth of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 1,060 shares. Ross William Masters sold $18,207 worth of stock.

Tpg Group Holdings Sbs Advisors Inc decreased Etsy Inc. stake by 4.79 million shares to 209,704 valued at $3.54 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Allergan Plc stake by 26,792 shares and now owns 128,160 shares. Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment is 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 11 investors sold UNF shares while 56 reduced holdings. only 17 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 14.74 million shares or 0.52% more from 14.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amer Century Companies Incorporated holds 0% or 29,390 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Financial Bank reported 1,285 shares. Manufacturers Life The invested 0.01% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Neuberger Berman accumulated 680,674 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) or 4,608 shares. Echo Street Cap Limited Com holds 0.13% or 25,561 shares in its portfolio. Comm Of Vermont holds 0.02% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 1,060 shares. Hennessy Advsr holds 1.05% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) for 224,531 shares. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca holds 33,340 shares. Vanguard Gp reported 1.43 million shares. Natixis has invested 0% in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Fincl Bank Of America De invested in 162,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Tower Capital Ltd Liability (Trc) invested in 0.02% or 1,593 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 17,810 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Royal Bancorp Of Canada owns 1,959 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering UniFirst Corp (NYSE:UNF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. UniFirst Corp had 10 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Robert W. Baird maintained UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) rating on Thursday, October 12. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $163.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 6. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, January 3 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral” on Friday, July 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sidoti given on Wednesday, December 16. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $171 target in Thursday, October 19 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 5.

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